Technology

New Southwest Florida Town Inks Exclusive High-Speed Internet Deal

CenturyLink, Inc. will be the exclusive broadband provider at the new Southwest Florida town of Babcock Ranch, providing fiber internet connectivity with speeds up to 1 gigabit per second.

02/22/2017 By Staff

My Latest Craze

Here's What Spark Growth Founder Sara Hand is Loving Right Now

Seven things she's grooving on.

02/21/2017 By Isaac Eger

Moves

New Signs Go Up at Former Home of the Hub

As Sarasota's Hub moves to its new location, its former home, 1680 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, has officially transitioned to its new identity: Bold.

02/20/2017 By Staff

Technology

Conference Focuses on Investment and Technology

The next 3.0 Leaders conference, scheduled to take place Wednesday, Feb. 22, and Thursday, Feb. 23, will explore the role of investment in the private, nonprofit and public sectors.

02/13/2017 By Staff

Innovator

Sarasota-Based Quasar Bio-Tech Manufactures Light-Based Skincare Products

Baby Quasar harnesses medicinal light therapy for skincare.

02/10/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Education

College Hosts 'Women in Data' Conference

New College of Florida is hosting the worldwide Women in Data Science Conference, bringing together data scientists (regardless of gender) and leading researchers and academics.

01/31/2017 By Staff

Technology

Sarasota Magazine Launches New Restaurant App

Our sister publication Sarasota Magazine on Monday announced the release of Gastronaut, a new mobile app created to guide users through the region’s ever-expanding restaurant scene.

01/30/2017 By Staff

Tech Tools

5 Steps to Protect Your Data

These steps will safeguard your company and customer data.

01/24/2017 By Kevin Allen

Technology

Advertising Groups Challenge New Data Privacy Rules

A coalition of advertising trade associations on Tuesday filed a petition asking that the Federal Communications Commission reconsider new rules created to protect consumer privacy.

01/04/2017 By Staff

Marketing

Meetup Concentrates on Targeted Marketing

Raul Vielma of Propel Marketing and Ron Belyea from the Sarasota Herald-Tribune will share tips on focused marketing messages and more at a free Manasota SCORE Success Strategies for Business Owners meetup.

01/04/2017 By Staff

Deals

Software Company Picks Up Tech Firm

Sarasota's Roper Technologies, Inc., a software and tech company with annual revenues of $3.6 billion, recently completed its acquisition of another tech firm.

12/29/2016 By Staff

Deals

Tech Business Acquires U.K. Wireless Video Company

Sarasota's xG Technology, Inc., a provider of wireless communications for use in challenging operating environments, will close its acquisition of Vislink Communication Systems on Monday, Jan. 9.

12/29/2016 By Staff

Tourism

Local Airbnb Hosts Earned $9.5 Million in 2016

Florida hosts using Airbnb to rent out properties earned $273 million in supplemental income and hosted 1.5 million visitors in 2016.

12/29/2016 By Staff

Education

MBA Program Adds Online Courses

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee's Master of Business Administration program is gradually adding online courses to its curriculum.

12/22/2016 By Staff

Talk

Five Questions for Allen Carlson

Talking with the regional director, UF Innovation Station Sarasota County

12/05/2016 By Kathy Walker Van Citters

Tech Tools

7 Great Finance Apps

Money management at your fingertips.

12/02/2016 By Kevin Allen

Tech

Search Engine Optimization Talk Happens Thursday

Scott Gonnello, the owner of Gonnello SEO, will share info on how to improve search engine optimization and avoid common mistakes on Thursday, Dec. 1.

11/29/2016 By Staff

Tech

New College Students, Faculty Participate in Student Coding Event

New College of Florida students and faculty are helping students at Bay Haven School of Basics Plus learn computer programming skills.

11/29/2016 By Staff

Tech

New Downtown Coworking Space Opens

The communications firm MagnifyGood recently worked with UTC Venture Group to open CoworkSRQ, a shared workspace.

11/14/2016 By Staff

New hires

Workforce Development Group Names New Director of Education

CareerSource Suncoast recently hired Chris Laney as its new director of education and community investment.

11/08/2016 Research by Staff